benefits of strategic group analysis and strategic mapping as components of the health care strategic planning process

QUESTIONS

  1. What are the benefits of strategic group analysis and strategic mapping as components of the health care strategic planning process?
  2. Formulate at least three questions that are well-suited to initiate strategic thinking regarding service area and competitors for a health care organization. Why do you feel that these questions are so important to pose?
  3. Many Americans are now traveling outside of the U. S. for elective medical procedures. What does this mean in terms of service area competitor analysis? What would you do as a hospital CEO or senior manager to keep your own patients at home and receiving services at your own facility rather than traveling abroad for care?

The response should be at least 200 words for question 1 and two.  The response should be at least 500 words in length for question 3.

  Book used for Questions is Ginter, P. M., Duncan, W. J., & Swayne, L. E. (2013). Strategic management of health care organizations (7th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

CASE STUDY

You will review and respond to the below case.

You can access the case by visiting the following website:

The Center for Practical Bioethics. (n.d.). Case studies. Retrieved from http://practicalbioethics.org/resources/case-studies

From this page, please locate and read the below case study:

  • Alice’s Frail Mother

Using the questions at the end of the case study as guide, describe the ethical dilemma faced by the participants. As you explain the ethical issues, provide possible resolutions and your opinion on the scenario. Make sure you apply the ethical decision-making principles, processes, or theories discussed in this course so far.

You are not to just answer the questions presented, but use those questions to walk through the ethical dilemma and present your analysis and conclusion.

Your response should be at least two pages in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Book for case study is Fremgen, B. F. (2016). Medical law and ethics (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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